KOKOMO HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING WILDKATS

KOKOMO, INDIANA

 

2016 Band Day

 

 

 

Year 2016
Director John Pinson
Assistant Directors Billy Cox, Robby Hampton, Deanne Wideman, Justin Ekstrom
Drum Majors Annabelle Hughes, Cameron Wertz
Show Theme/Title You'll Never Walk Alone
Repertoire Courage
Through a Storm
Golden Sky
Total Members 118
Band Day Scores Finals - 90.80; Prelims - 88.075 (2nd place)
Other Band Day Awards Class AAA 2nd place
Other Band Day Overall Percussion - 2nd place
Other Contests Jay County - 2nd place
Muncie Central - 2nd place
Noblesville - 1st place
Winchester - 1st place

 

 

Year 2015
Director John Pinson
Assistant Directors Billy Cox, Robby Hampton, Deanne Wideman
Drum Majors Hailey Russell, Lydia Herring
Show Theme/Title Locomotion (an original composition  by Don Barrett)
Total Members 106
Band Day 3rd place
Band Day Scores Finals - 89.90; Prelims - 88.575 (3rd place)
Other Band Day Awards Class AAA 3rd place; Best Auxiliary
Other Band Day Overall Auxiliary - 1st place; Overall Percussion - 4th place
Other Contests Delaware County - 1st place
Jay County- 2nd place
Muncie Central - 2nd place
Noblesville  - 2nd place
Winchester - 3rd place

 

 

Year 2014
Directors John Pinson, Billy Cox
Assistant Directors Robby Hampton, Deanne Wideman
Additional Staff Glenn Panzarella, Kevin Moore, Alyssa Wideman, Dylan Humburg
Drum Majors Paul Sandoval, Hailey Russell
Show Theme/Title The March to Equality
Total Members 101
Band Day 9th place
Band Day Scores Finals - 78.70; Prelims - 79.95 (9th place)
Other Band Day Overall Auxiliary - 2nd place
Other Contests Muncie Central - 7th place
Noblesville - 6th place
Winchester- 5th place
ISSMA Summer Showcase - Gold Rating
Other Activities - 2014/2015 School Year
IHSCGA State Finals - Class A 5th place
Divisional Finals - Regional A Gold Rating
IPA State Finals - Movement Class B 6th place

 

 

Year 2013
Director John Pinson
Assistant Directors Billy Cox, Robby Hampton, Todd Wideman
Auxiliary Director Deanne Wideman
Additional Staff Jack Pursifull, Chad Berkstresser, Mark Snelson
Drum Majors Andrew Davis, Paul Sandoval
Show Theme/Title COGnition
Repertoire Caliber
Total Members 99
Band Day 7th place
Band Day Scores Finals - 84.45; Prelims - 77.25 (8th place)
Other Band Day Overall Auxiliary - 1st place
Other Contests Muncie Southside - 7th place
Noblesville - 6th place
Winchester - 8th place
Other Event ISSMA Summer Showcase - Gold Rating (Visual Achievement Award)
Other Activities - 2013/2014 School Year
IHSCGA State Finals - Class A 4th place
Divisional Finals - Class AA Silver Rating
ISSMA All-Music Band Department Award

 

 

Year 2012
Director John Pinson
Assistant Directors Todd Wideman, Billy Cox, Deanne Wideman, Robby Hampton
Drum Majors Bethie Marsh, Andrew Davis
Show Theme/Title Enchanted by the Firebird
Repertoire Igor Stravinsky's 1919 Ballet "The Firebird"
Total Members 75
Band Day 12th place
Band Day Scores Finals - 77.60; Prelims - 75.05 (12th place)
Other Contests Jay County - 11th place
Muncie Southside - 11th place
Wayne County - 8th place
Winchester - 8th place
Other Activities - 2012/2013 School Year
IHSCGA State Finals - Class A 4th place
IPA State Finals - Class B Movement 7th place

 

 

Year 2011
Director Eric Thornbury
Assistant Directors Todd Wideman, Billy Cox, Deanne Wideman, Robby Hampton
Drum Majors Alexa Mills, Bethie Marsh, Alyssa Wideman
Show Theme/Title The Gird
Repertoire Music from "Tron"
Mr. Roboto
Total Members 93
Band Day 8th place
Band Day Scores Finals - 80.00; Prelims - 76.30 (8th place)
Other Band Day Overall Auxiliary - 2nd place
Other Contests Muncie Southside - 8th place
Wayne County - 5th place
Winchester - 3rd place
Other Activities - 2011/2012 School Year
IHSCGA State Finals - Class A 4th place

 

 

Year 2010
Director Eric Thornbury
Assistant Directors Todd Wideman, Robby Hampton, David Bugher
Auxiliary Director Deanne Wideman
Additional Staff Billy Cox, Cherresa Lawson, Jack Pursiful
Drum Majors Ashley Smith, Alexa Mills
Show Theme/Title Promise of a New Day
Repertoire Dies Irae from Verdi's Requiem
Variants: Mighty Fortress (by Eliott Del Borgo)
Total Members 96
Band Day 9th place
Band Day Scores Finals - 75.50; Prelims - 72.40 (10th place)
Other Band Day Overall Guard - 2nd place
Other Contests Jay County - 7th place
Delaware County - 7th place
Winchester - 4th place
Other Activities - 2010/2011 School Year
IHSCGA State Finals - Open Class 3rd place
WGI Guard Championships - Open Class Prelims participant

 

 

Years 1974 - 2009
Band Day Did not participate

 

 

Year 1973
Directors Jack C. Welker, Vincent Smith
Total Members 125
Band Day Competed, result unknown
Other Contest Delaware County - Class A 10th place

 

 

Year 1972
Director Jack C. Welker
Total Members 139
Band Day 44th place

 

 

Year 1971
Director Jack C. Welker
Total Members 144
Band Day 24th place-tie

 

 

Years 1954 - 1970
Band Day Did not participate

 

 

Years 1947 - 1953
Band Day Participation unknown